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BlueScope Steel Limited manufactures and distributes flat steel products in Australia, New Zealand, the U.S., and internationally. It provides steel slabs, hot and cold rolled coils, steel plates, and value-added metallic coated and painted products. The company also offers iron sands; metal coated and painted steel building products, such as pre-painted COLORBOND steel and zinc/aluminum alloy-coated ZINCALUME steel; and hot rolled coil and thin strip casting products. In addition, it offers LYSAGHT range of steel building products, including roof and wall cladding, steel house framing, rainwater products, fencing, purlins and flooring systems, meshes and walkways, and home improvement products. Further, the company is involved in metal coating, painting, roll-forming, and distribution operations for the residential and non-residential building and construction industries; and providing steel products to the building and construction, automotive, white goods, manufacturing, general manufacturing, agriculture, and mining industries. Additionally, it designs, manufactures, and constructs custom-engineered steel buildings, such as factories, bulk warehouses, and stores; and manufactures and markets framing and cladding systems, and steel building components. The company was formerly known as BHP Steel Limited and changed its name to BlueScope Steel Limited in November 2003. BlueScope Steel Limited was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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bluescope steel ltd (BSL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, E...
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.8M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.1M
Chief Executive of Bluescope Australia and Ne...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.4M
Chief Executive of Building Products
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.2M
Chief Executive of Global Building Solutions
Total Annual Compensation: A$959.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

bluescope steel ltd (BSL) Key Developments

Bluescope Steel Limited Reports Earnings Results for the Interim Period Ended December 31, 2013

BlueScope Steel Limited reported earnings results for the interim period ended December 31, 2013. For the period, the company reported pre-tax profit of AUD 63.1 million compared to pretax loss of AUD 0.7 million for the same period a year ago. Return on equity was 0.1% compared to negative return on equity of 0.7% for the same period a year ago.

BlueScope Steel Appoints John Bevan as Non-Executive Director

BlueScope Steel Chairman, Mr. Graham Kraehe announced the appointment of Mr. John Bevan as a Non-Executive Director, effective immediately. Mr. Bevan, who recently retired as CEO of Alumina, spent 29 years of his career in a variety of senior management roles with BOC Group, including as a director on The BOC Group plc Board, Chief Executive Process Gas Solutions with responsibility for the bulk and tonnage business for the entire BOC group, Chief Executive Asia and country lead roles in the United Kingdom, Thailand and Korea. Mr. Bevan is also currently a non-executive director of Ansell Limited.

BlueScope Steel Limited Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2013: Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half and Full Year of Fiscal 2014

BlueScope Steel Limited reported audited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended December 31, 2013. For the six months, the company reported total revenue of AUD 3,998.9 million compared to AUD 3,703.5 million a year ago. EBITDA ­ underlying was AUD 301.1 million compared to AUD 181.4 million a year ago. EBIT ­ reported was AUD 91.0 million compared to AUD 32.3 million a year ago. EBIT ­ underlying was AUD 136.4 million compared to AUD 24.1 million a year ago. NPAT attributable to BSL holders was AUD 3.7 million compared to net loss after tax of AUD 23.8 million a year ago. Earnings per share were 0.7 cents compared to loss per share of 4.3 cents a year ago. Return on invested capital was 5.9% compared to 1.1% a year ago. Net debt was AUD 213.7 million compared to AUD 499.2 million a year ago. Net cash from operating activities were AUD 127.4 million compared to AUD 44.4 million a year ago. Capex: payments for Plant, property & equipment and intangibles were AUD 129.3 million compared to AUD 173.5 million a year ago. The company expect second half fiscal 2014 underlying NPAT similar to first half. The expectation is based upon typical seasonality, planned second half maintenance activities in Australia and assumes minimal impact of the political situation in Thailand. For the full year of fiscal 2014, the company expects capital expenditure of around AUD 320 million.


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